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Five judicial candidates deemed ‘highly qualified’ (access required)

Five candidates for the U.S. district court judgeship to be vacated by Judge James R. Spencer of Richmond when he takes senior status in March have been rated as “highly qualified” by the Virginia State Bar’s Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee. ...

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Employee Fired After Probation Term (access required)

The Virginia Housing Development Authority wins summary judgment in a former employee’s suit alleging race and/or sex discrimination; the Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff was warned about boundaries for workplace relationships and violated conditions of her probation, prompting her ...

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Foreclosed Borrower’s Claim Proceeds (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court allows foreclosed borrowers’ action to proceed against lender on allegations lender breached deed of trust conditions requiring compliance with a federal regulation requiring a personal face-to-face interview; borrower’s other claims are dismissed. In October 2008, ...

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No Civil Rights Claim from Detainee’s Suicide Attempt (access required)

Adopting the recommendation of the magistrate judge, a Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses this civil rights suit filed by the guardian of a woman who remains in a nursing home in a persistent vegetative state after surviving a suicide attempt ...

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